Andy Warhol, Triple Elvis, 1963During his lifetime, Gap founder Donald Fisher was rightfully heralded as a visionary and an entrepreneur of the highest caliber - someone who turned a single store on San Francisco's outskirts into a billion-dollar operation that, under the "Gap," "Old Navy" and ot ... More >>
Look closely Below the words "Banana Republic." These are "Gavin" model dress pantsWhen pants are no longer useful to their owner, they may end up on a rack at a store operated by Goodwill Industries International, Inc.When politicians are no longer useful to constituents, they end up in th ... More >>
Don't scream -- there's a perfectly sound place to put all Don Fisher's art: Where it already is.Kudos to the Chronicle's John King for today's scoop on Donald Fisher's decision to abandon his contentious plan to house his modern art collection at the Presidio National Park.
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San Francisco gave away the store to help The Gap Inc. and its politically connected chairman build an upscale headquarters with a bay view. But more than $18 million in subsidies apparently won't bring the city anything it couldn't have had free.
The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es